EDU

International Conference on Digital Libraries

Digital Libraries will play an important role in the future of education and access to knowledge resources

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Added 17th February 2010

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in partnership with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is organising the third International Conference on Digital Libraries from 23 to 26 February 2010. The theme for the conference is Shaping the Information Paradigm. The conference will also focus on web-based methodologies in teaching and learning, multimedia content, Digital Libraries standards, Knowledge Management, Copyright and Digital Rights Management .

Digital Libraries are increasingly playing a vital role in business, research and education and facilitating anytime, anywhere access to knowledge resources. They are emerging as a crucial component of global information infrastructure and resources that bring the physical library and information resources to users in digital form.

The conference will be inaugurated by Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal, at India Habitat Center, New Delhi. The Embassies of Austria and the Netherlands and renowned organizations such as Goethe Institute, Defence Research and Development Organization, Indian National Science Academy, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia, are lending support to the conference which would see around 46 luminaries from the field of digital library sciences participating to share their views on the conference theme related issues.

For more details please visit target="_blank">www.teriin.org/events/icdl.



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